Sam’s Chowder House: Lobster Rolls in Half Moon Bay

When you are staying next to a restaurant that literally always has a full parking lot then you know it must be good. That was the case for Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay, which I visited on the last night I was in town staying next door at Beach House – Half Moon […]

Via Uno Cucina Italiana & Bar: Upscale Italian Food in Half Moon Bay

If you are looking for exceptional Italian food in Half Moon Bay then look no further then Via Uno Cucina Italiana & Bar. This small restaurant has a warm charm and a menu which is very unique and includes things such as marinated octopus with corn and lemon olive oil to a half calzone, half […]

Harley Farms: Goat Cheese Producing Farm in Pescadero

If you are anything like me, then new experiences are a must. I got a chance to try glass blowing while on this trip and then the next day I got to visit a working goat cheese farm. Both were very different and incredibly fun. If you want to visit this farm and hold baby […]

Beach House Half Moon Bay Hotel Review

If you are looking for a great hotel in the Half Moon Bay area, then be sure to check out the Beach House. Located on Highway 1, right next to the extremely popular Sam’s Chowder House, this quaint hotel overlooks the ocean with half of the rooms having ocean views. I got to stay there […]

Malibu Seafood: Fish Market and Patio Cafe

The drive along PCH in Malibu is one of my favorite drives in all of Southern California, as it has pristine views and great seafood restaurants. Malibu Seafood is one of these spots, as is Neptune’s Net down on the other end of the drive. I had a chance to check out Malibu Seafood a […]

Millerton Point Hike at Tomales State Park

While driving along Highway 1 in the Tomales Bay section of the drive, you will see a turnout for Millerton Point. If you have 30 minutes to spare then I suggest you pull over and check it out. This is a beautiful area to explore, one that I have never seen anyone at and a […]

Davenport Pier: An Abandoned Pier that is a Photographer’s Dream

Thanks to Dan for writing this fun guest post for us! This unique spot is the site of old concrete pier ruins in the small coastal village of Davenport, which now is just a set of concrete pylons that used to hold it up. Davenport is located just North of Santa Cruz, on the northern edge […]

The Giant Dipper: Pacific Coast Highway’s Most Famous Roller Coaster

Growing up I was a huge fan of roller coasters, you could often find me at Magic Mountain riding everything they had to offer. As I have gotten older though I have not enjoyed them as much as I did in my youth. That being said though an old historic wood coaster on the Santa […]

Malibu Family Wines and Safari: Feed Yaks & Zebras at a Malibu Winery

Located in the hills above Agoura Hills, lies an 1,000 acre winery that is home to one of the only wine safaris I have ever heard of. This, is in addition to the fantastic outdoor seating area and atmosphere they have at their traditional wine tasting counter, makes for fun half day event in the […]

The Five Best Places to See & Photograph the Golden Gate Bridge

Thanks to James for this fantastic post, all photos are copyright James Dong. Be sure to leave a comment of your favorite spot and click on the photo to enlarge it. The Golden Gate Bridge has been the subject of countless photos by every kind of photographer who has ever set foot in San Francisco. […]